Ashland, OR (July 12, 2013) – SAG-AFTRA today announced it has reached an agreement with audiobook producer BeeAudio. The BeeAudio deal is the latest in a series of efforts by SAG-AFTRA to enhance its organizing reach in the area of audiobooks.
In November of 2012, SAG-AFTRA issued “Do Not Work Notice” against the Ashland, Oregon based company that was producing books for various major publishers paying half or less than half the industry standard rate to narrators.
In recognition of the July 4th holiday, SAG-AFTRA offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5. Offices will re-open on Monday, July 8.
Happy Independence Day!
San Francisco, CA (June 11, 2013)– Newspersons represented by SAG-AFTRA at KRON4 voted unanimously last Friday to reject the latest contract offer proposed by KRON4/Young Broadcasting management. SAG-AFTRA members cited equitable compensation, threats to job security, and health/retirement benefit concerns as their primary reasons for rejecting the Company’s latest offer. SAG-AFTRA has been negotiating with the Company for over a year while Newpersons continue to work with a contract that expired on April 30, 2012.
New Three-Year Commercials Contracts Effective Retroactive to April 1, 2013
SAG-AFTRA joins family, friends and co-workers in mourning the loss of The Young and the Restless star Jeanne Cooper, a pioneer in the world of daytime drama.
The Screen Actors Guild Foundation is now accepting short film submissions and web series from all states west of the Mississippi for its August 2013 Short Film Showcase. Submissions must be postmarked by Monday, June 3. All entries postmarked after that date will be placed in contention for the Foundation's April 2014 event.
There is no entry fee, nor is there a cost to attend the screening, which is held in Los Angeles, twice a year.